Oakland Grizzlies vs. Detroit Titans - 2/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (15-13) at Oakland Grizzlies (20-10)
College Basketball: Friday, February 26, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Athletics Center Orena)
The Line: Oakland Grizzlies -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Titans will travel to play the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in a Horizon League game on Friday.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are 20-10 (12-5) and are coming off of a win against UIC by a score of 74-63. Oakland has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 2nd in the Horizon standings. Oakland defeated Detroit by a score of 86-82 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Oakland is averaging 86.6 points per game while giving up 79 points per game. Oakland is also averaging 40 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Kay Felder is averaging 24.3 points per game and 9.2 assists per game for Oakland. Jalen Hayes is averaging 13.9 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game for the Golden Grizzlies. Oakland is shooting 76.7% on free throws, 39.6% on three-pointers, and 45.6% on all field goal attempts.
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The Detroit Titans are 15-13 (9-8) and are coming off of a loss to Valparaiso by a score of 90-74. Detroit has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 6th in the Horizon standings. Detroit is averaging 83.4 points per game while giving up 82.1 points per game. Detroit is also averaging 37.7 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Paris Bass is averaging 18.7 points per game and 7.9 rebounds per game for Detroit. Anton Wilson is averaging 14.4 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for the Titans. Detroit is shooting 68.6% on free throws, 38.7% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
Detroit is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 Friday games. Detroit is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games against a team with a winning percentage above .600. The under is 4-1 in Detroit’s last 5 games. Oakland is 8-2-1 ATS in their last 11 conference games. Oakland is 23-4-1 ATS in their last 28 games following a win. The over is 4-1 in Oakland’s last 5 games. The road team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Oakland has had a very good season and will be at home for this matchup. Neither team plays very good defense, so this should be a high scoring game. Oakland is the better rebounding team, while Detroit is the slightly better shooting team. I like Oakland at home.